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[audio]She and Allan - H Rider Haggard
LibriVox recording of She and Allan, by H Rider Haggard. Read by Lars Rolander. H Rider Haggard’s “She and Allan”, first published in 1921 is a gripping adventure about Allan Quatermain, who together with Hans, the Hottentot and, the Zulu-Chief Omslopogaas and at the bidding of the old Witch Doctor Zikali seeks out Ayesha, the daughter of Isis to find answers to their questions about life and death, and their many, sometimes strange, Adventures on their way...
Keywords: adventure; librivox; audiobook; haggard
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[audio]Little Fuzzy - H. Beam Piper
LibriVox recording of Little Fuzzy, by H. Beam Piper. Read by tabithat. Jack Holloway, a prospector on the planet Zarathustra discovers small furry creatures. These creatures are obviously intelligent, but are they animals or are they sapient? If they are sapient the planet will be declared a protected zone and the company that is developing the planet commercially will lose their exclusive rights to the resources.....
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; science fiction; colonization; psycology
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[audio]The Edge of the Knife - H. Beam Piper
LibriVox recording of The Edge of the Knife by H. Beam Piper. Read by jfmarchini. The Terro-Human Future History is Piper's detailed account of the next 6000 years of human history. 1942, the year the first fission reactor was constructed, is defined as the year 1 A.E. (Atomic Era). In 1973, a nuclear war devastates the planet, eventually laying the groundwork for the emergence of a Terran Federation, once humanity goes into space and develops antigravity technology.The story "The Edge of the Kn...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; scifi; science fiction; sci-fi
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[audio]Time Crime - H. Beam Piper
LibriVox recording of Time Crime by H. Beam Piper. Read by Mark Nelson The Paratime Police had a real headache this time! Tracing one man in a population of millions is easy--compared to finding one gang hiding out on one of billions of probability lines! (Summary by Gutenberg text) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobooks; H. Beam Piper; paratime; science fiction; sci-fi
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[audio]Space Viking - H. Beam Piper
A galactic war has left the Terran Federation in ruins. Formerly civilized planets have decivilized into barbarism. Space Vikings roam the wreckage, plundering and killing for gain. Lord Lucas Trask of Traskon was no admirer of the Space Vikings, but when murder takes his wife on his wedding day, Trask trades everything he has for his own Space Viking ship and sets out on a galaxy-wide quest for revenge...
Keywords: librivox; adventure; action; science-fiction; space opera; fiction
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[audio]Naudsonce - H. Beam Piper
LibriVox recording of NAUDSONCE, by H. Beam Piper. Read by Phil Chenevert Naudsonce? What does THAT mean? Well, to find out you will need to listen to this story where Piper's unique mind explores what we mean by 'communication' and how it happens. The joint Space Navy-Colonial Office expedition was looking for new planets suitable for colonization; they had been out, now, for four years, which was close to maximum for an exploring expedition...
Keywords: science fiction; SF; piper
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[audio]Last Enemy - H. Beam Piper
LibriVox recording of Last Enemy, by H. Beam Piper. Read by Mark Nelson. An undercover Paratimer has disappeared on assignment while in an alternate time line, and it’s up to Verkan Vall of the Paratime Police to save her. To do so, he must infiltrate a universe in which assassination is an honorable profession, and reincarnation a scientific fact. Will Verkan Vall survive in a world of killers and the undead? (Summary by mark Nelson) For further information, including links to online text, re...
Keywords: science fiction; adventure; librivox
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[audio]Oomphel in the Sky - H. Beam Piper
Librivox recording of Oomphel in the Sky, by H. Beam Piper. Read by Mark Nelson Natives of the distant planet of Kwannon believe that their world is about to end, and in preparing for the apocalypse, may be unnecessarily bringing about their own demise. The planetary government can’t overcome its own bureaucracy to help them, and the military is overwhelmed. Can a single newsman change the course of a whole people, and save their world? (Summary by Mark Nelson) For further information, includi...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; science fiction; piper; oomphel
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[audio]The Cosmic Computer - H. Beam Piper
LibriVox recording of The Cosmic Computer, by H. Beam Piper. Read by Mark Nelson. Conn Maxwell returns from Terra to his poverty-stricken home planet of Poictesme, "The Junkyard Planet", with news of the possible location of Merlin, a military super-computer rumored to have been abandoned there after the last war. The inhabitants hope to find Merlin, which they think will be their ticket to wealth and prosperity...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; sci-fi; piper
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[audio]Police Operation - H. Beam Piper
Librivox recording of Police Operation, by H. Beam Piper. H. Beam Piper (1904–1964) was an American science fiction author. He wrote many short stories and several novels. He is best known for his extensive Terro-Human Future History series of stories and a shorter series of "Paratime" alternate history tales. (Summary from Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats or languages (if available), please go to the L...
Keywords: librivox; short story; audio book; audiobook; h. beam piper; police operation
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[audio]Omnilingual - H. Beam Piper
Librivox recording of Omnilingual by H. Beam Piper. Read by Mark Nelson. An expedition to Mars discovers the remains of an advanced civilization, which died out many thousands of years ago. They recovered books and documents left behind, and are puzzled by their contents. Would the team find their “Rosetta Stone” that would allow them to unlock the Martian language, and learn the secrets of this long-dead race? (Summary by Mark Nelson) For further information, including links to online text,...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; science-fiction; mars; martian
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[audio]Uller Uprising - H. Beam Piper
Uller Uprising is the story of a confrontation between a human overlord and alien servants, with an ironic twist at the end. Like most of Piper's best work, Uller Uprising is modeled after an actual event in human history; in this case the Sepoy Mutiny (a Bengal uprising in British-held India brought about when rumors were spread to native soldiers that cartridges being issued by the British were coated with animal fat...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; science fiction; piper
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[audio]A Slave is A Slave - H. Beam Piper
LibriVox recording of A SLAVE IS A SLAVE, by H. Beam Piper. Read by Phil Chenevert The Galactic Empire is slowly 'welcoming' into the family of civilized worlds those systems so far off in the backwater of the galaxy that they have been overlooked and ignored for the past 500 years or so. This is purely routine work because every planet offered the chance has eagerly accepted the invitation. Mainly because the enlightened Empire lets the planetary government continue to rule and do whatever it w...
Keywords: science fiction; SF; Piper; slavery
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[audio]Four-Day Planet - H. Beam Piper
LibriVox recording of Four-Day Planet, by H. Beam Piper. Read by Mark Nelson. Fenris isn't a hell planet, but it's nobody's bargain. With 2,000-hour days and an 8,000-hour year, it alternates blazing heat with killing cold. A planet like that tends to breed a special kind of person: tough enough to stay alive and smart enough to make the best of it. When that kind of person discovers he's being cheated of wealth he's risked his life for, that kind of planet is ripe for revolution...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fantasy; fiction; science fiction
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[audio]Five Sci-Fi Short Stories by H. Beam Piper - H. Beam Piper
Five short stories by classic science fiction writer H. Beam Piper. Recorded by Mark Nelson For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. M4B format available
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; science fiction
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[audio]Murder in the Gunroom - H. Beam Piper
LibriVox recording of Murder in the Gunroom by H. Beam Piper. Read by anthonysvoice. The Lane Fleming collection of early pistols and revolvers was one of the best in the country. When Fleming was found dead on the floor of his locked gunroom, a Confederate-made Colt-type percussion .36 revolver in his hand, the coroner's verdict was "death by accident." But Gladys Fleming had her doubts. Enough at any rate to engage Colonel Jefferson Davis Rand—better known just as Jeff—private detective an...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; free; mystery; piper
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[audio]Temple Trouble - H. Beam Piper
LibriVox recording of TEMPLE TROUBLE, by H. Beam Piper. Read by Phil Chenevert I'll bet you did not know that our little earth is not limited to the single time line on which we happen to muddle along. That's right; There are actually thousands, indeed, many millions of parallel time lines, each existing alongside all the rest, using the same real estate (our earth), but following their own path. Some extremely primitive, some very advanced, but all blissfully unaware of the others...
Keywords: librivox: audiobook; science ficstio: SF; Piper
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[audio]Lone Star Planet - H. Beam Piper and John J. McGuire
LibriVox recording of Lone Star Planet by H. Beam Piper & John J. McGuire. Read by Mark Nelson New Texas: its citizens figure that name about says it all. The Solar League ambassador to the Lone Star Planet has the unenviable task of convincing New Texans that a s'Srauff attack is imminent, and dangerous. Unfortunately it's common knowledge that the s'Srauff are evolved from canine ancestors—and not a Texan alive is about to be scared of a talking dog! But unless he can get them to act, and fa...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; science fiction; sci-fi; texas
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[audio]Null-ABC - H. Beam Piper and John J. McGuire
LibriVox recording of Null-ABC, by H. Beam Piper (1904-1964) and John J. McGuire (1917-1981). Read by Corinna Schultz. "There's some reaction these days that holds scientists responsible for war. Take it one step further: What happens if "book-learnin'" is held responsible ...?" (quote from Astounding Science Fiction, Feb 1953) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page f...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; science fiction; sci-fi; futuristic; literacy; literates
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[audio]The Return - H. Beam Piper and John J. McGuire
Librivox recording of The Return by H. Beam Piper and John J. McGuire Two-hundred years after a global nuclear war, two explorers from a research outpost, that largely survived the cataclysm, discover a settlement of humans who have managed to maintain their civilisation despite ferocious cannibal neighbours, the Scowrers. However, the explorers must turn detective in order to understand the mystery of their hosts philosophy and religion...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; science fiction; Piper; McGuire; nuclear war
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[audio]Hunter Patrol - H. Beam Piper and John McGuire
LibriVox recording of HUNTER PATROL, by H. Beam Piper and John McGuire Read by Phil Chenevert World War IV has dragged on for 12 years and the whole world is drained and tired of the killing and destruction. One man, a high school chemistry teacher from St. Louis in the USA, is serving his latest forced stint in the UN forces when something strange happens to him. He dies but yet he doesn't. What if you had the power to bring peace to the entire world? What would you do? This story explores a fr...
Keywords: librivox; science fiction; piper
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[audio]Udvalgte Danske Eventyr 001 - H. C. Andersen
Librivox recording of Udvalgte Danske Eventyr 001 by Hans Christian Andersen. Read in Danish by Hedvig and Kristoffer Hunsdahl. "H. C. Andersen opfattes af de fleste mennesker først og fremmest som en børnebogsforfatter. Det er samtidig meget typisk for hans eventyr, at fortællingerne også rummer passager, der taler til den voksne læsers forståelse. Derfor kan såvel børn som voksne have glæde af at opleve - eller genopleve - historierne...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Danish; fairy tales; eventyr; Danske; Hans Christian Andersen
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[audio]The Highwayman - H. C. Bailey
LibriVox recording of The Highwayman by H. C. Bailey. Read by James E. Carson. A romance and adventure novel, set in England during the reign of Queen Anne. The book is much unlike the author's later detective short stories. The actual book is difficult to locate and appears to have been forgotten. It is not even listed by Wiki as part of the author's work, nevermind have any information on the book itself...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; england; fiction; historical fiction; romance
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[audio]Colonel Greatheart - H. C. Bailey
LibriVox recording of Colonel Greatheart, by H. C. Bailey. This is an unusual story of the English Civil War. There is a good account of the Battle of Newbury, and many historic figures appear: Cromwell (very prominent), Ireton, Prince Rupert, Charles I, Fairfax, and Lambert. The setting for this tale of men and arms is taken from the stirring days of the Cavaliers and the Roundheads, of Puritans and the so-called malignants; but the machines of war are rather in the background, while in the spo...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; historical fiction; advice
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[audio]The Man Who Lost Himself - H. De Vere Stacpoole
LibriVox recording of The Man Who Lost Himself, by H. De Vere Stacpoole. Read by Roger Melin. Best known for his literary work The Blue Lagoon, which has been made into film several times over, H. De Vere Stacpoole’s first publication was a book titled The Intended in 1894. Stacpoole was disappointed at its lack of commercial success, and felt the story was too good to let go. He eventually re-worked the book, culminating in The Man Who Lost Himself, a light-hearted story of a luckless America...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; mistaken identity
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[audio]The Blue Lagoon - H. De Vere Stacpoole
LibriVox recording of The Blue Lagoon, by H. De Vere Stacpoole. Read by Adrian Praetzellis. Two shipwrecked children grow up on a South Pacific island. This beautiful story of adventure and innocent love was H.D. Stacpoole’s most popular work. Parents who may have seen the Hollywood film need not be anxious about the book's suitability for kids -- the author's treatment of adolescent sexuality is almost mystical and very mild...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; adventure; shipwreck
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[audio]This Country of Ours, Part 5 - H. E. Marshall
LibriVox recording of This Country of Ours, Part 5, by H. E. Marshall. Read by Kara Shallenberg. Another fine history book for children! Published in 1917, Marshall's book of stories from the history of the United States begins with accounts of exploration and settlement, and ends with the presidency of Woodrow Wilson. This is Part 5: Stories of the French in America, from chapter 45 (How the Mississippi was Discovered) to chapter 50 (The Rebellion of Pontiac)...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; children; history; non-fiction; marshall
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[audio]This Country of Ours, Part 3 - H. E. Marshall
LibriVox recording of This Country of Ours, Part 3, by H.E. Marshall. Read by Kara Shallenberg. Another fine history book for children! Published in 1917, Marshall's book of stories from the history of the United States begins with accounts of exploration and settlement, and ends with the presidency of Woodrow Wilson. This is Part 3: Stories of New England, from chapter 22 (The Story of the Pilgrim Fathers) to chapter 34 (The Witches of Salem)...
Keywords: librivox; literature; history; children; marshall; US history; short stories; audiobook
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[audio]This Country of Ours, Part 2 - H. E. Marshall
LibriVox recording of This Country of Ours, Part 2, by H.E. Marshall. Read by Kara Shallenberg. Another fine history book for children! Published in 1917, Marshall's book of stories from the history of the United States begins with accounts of exploration and settlement, and ends with the presidency of Woodrow Wilson. This is Part 2: Stories of Virginia, from chapter 13 (Captain John Smith) to chapter 21 (The Knights of the Golden Horseshoe)...
Keywords: librivox; literature; history; children; marshall; US history; short stories; audiobook
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[audio]This Country of Ours, Part 4 - H. E. Marshall
LibriVox recording of This Country of Ours, Part 4. Read by Kara Shallenberg. Another fine history book for children! Published in 1917, Marshall's book of stories from the history of the United States begins with accounts of exploration and settlement, and ends with the presidency of Woodrow Wilson. This is Part 4: Stories of the Middle and Southern Colonies, from chapter 35 (The Founding of Maryland) to chapter 44 (The Founding of Georgia)...
Keywords: librivox; literature; history; children; marshall; US history; short stories; audiobook
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[audio]A Modern Utopia - H. G. Wells
LibriVox recording of A Modern Utopia, by H. G. Wells. Read by volunteer readers. H. G. Wells's proposal for social reform was the formation of a world state, a concept that would increasingly preoccupy him throughout the remainder of his life. One of his most ambitious early attempts at portraying a world state was A Modern Utopia (1905). A Modern Utopia was intended as a hybrid between fiction and 'philosophical discussion'...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; economics; politics; society; laws; freedoms; idealism
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[audio]The Time Machine - H. G. Wells
LibriVox recording of The Time Machine, by H. G. Wells. The Time Machine is a science fiction novella by H. G. Wells, published in 1895 for the first time and later adapted into at least two feature films of the same name, as well as two television versions, and a large number of comic book adaptations. It indirectly inspired many more works of fiction in many media. This 32,000 word story is generally credited with the popularization of the concept of time travel using a vehicle that allows an ...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; science fiction
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[audio]The Island of Dr. Moreau - H. G. Wells
LibriVox recording of The Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells. The Island of Doctor Moreau is an 1896 science fiction novel written by H. G. Wells, addressing ideas of society and community, human nature and identity, religion, Darwinism, and eugenics.When the novel was written in the late 19th century, England's scientific community was engulfed by debates on animal vivisection. Interest groups were even formed to tackle the issue: the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection was formed t...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; sci-fi; wells
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[audio]Anticipations - H. G. Wells
LibriVox recording of Anticipations, by H. G. Wells. Read by volunteer readers. Wells considered this book one of his most important, a natural follow-up to such works as his Man of the Year Million and The Time Machine. His goal was to get people to think and act in new ways. The book starts with a look at how humans get along socially and how they carry out their business ventures. It then discusses how these elements influence others, such as politics, the world of work, and education...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; sociology; culture; government; democracy; politics; education
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[audio]The World Set Free - H. G. Wells
LibriVox recording of The World Set Free, by H. G. Wells. Read by LivelyHive. The World Set Free is a novel published in 1914 by H. G. Wells. The book is considered a prophetical novel foretelling the advent of nuclear weapons. A constant theme in Wells's work, such as his 1901 nonfiction book Anticipations, was the role of energy and technological advance as a determinant of human progress. The novel opens: "The history of mankind is the history of the attainment of external power...
Keywords: science; fiction; librivox; audiobook
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[audio]The Passionate Friends - H. G. Wells
LibriVox recording of The Passionate Friends, by H. G. Wells. Read by Peter Eastman. H. G. Wells is best known for his science fiction, but some of his greatest works were in other genres. The Passionate Friends is a love story. It also is a story about dreams, despair, jealousy, sex, the struggle against social convention, the future of civilization, and much much more. It is written by a father to his son, "not indeed to the child you are now, but to the man you are going to be." He writes it ...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; fiction; literature; romance
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[audio]Tono-Bungay - H. G. Wells
LibriVox recording of Tono-Bungay, by H. G. Wells. Tono-Bungay is a realist semi-autobiographical novel. It is narrated by George Ponderevo, a science student who is drafted in to help with the promotion of Tono-Bungay, a harmful stimulant disguised as a miraculous cure-all, the creation of his uncle Edward. The quack remedy Tono-Bungay seems to have been based upon the patent medicines Carter's Little Liver Pills and Dr...
Keywords: Fiction; literature; H. G. Wells; patent medicine; quack medicine; Librivox; audiobook
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[audio]In the Days of the Comet - H. G. Wells
LibriVox recording of In the Days of the Comet, by H. G. Wells. William ("Willie") is a student living in the British town of Clayton. As a Socialist, he tries to move power from the upper class to the working class. Interestingly, in a fictitious confrontation Britain declares war on Germany. Willie falls in love with Nettie, but when she elopes with an upper-class man, Willie resolves to kill them both...
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[audio]Tales of Space and Time - H. G. Wells
LibriVox recording of Tales of Space and Time by H. G. Wells. Read in English by Richard Kilmer Five short Science Fiction stories. - Summary by Richard Kilmer For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org.M4B Format Available
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fiction; science science
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[audio]The Secret Places of the Heart - H. G. Wells
LibriVox recording of The Secret Places of the Heart by H. G. Wells. Richmond Hardy, a member of the British gentry, tries to resolve problems in his marriage as he travels with a psychiatrist. The book is to a great extent autobiographical. H. G. had read some brilliantly composed articles by a writer who wrote under the name Rebecca West. In one piece she called H. G. "pseudo-scientific." He contacted her and asked what she meant...
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[audio]A Story of the Days to Come - H. G. Wells
LibriVox recording of A Story of the Days to Come by H. G. Wells. Read in English by Dennis Blake; Lucretia B.; A. J. Carroll; Mike Pelton Set in London in the early 22nd century, this novella depicts the troubles of two lovers, Denton and Elizabeth. Elizabeth is a well-to-do woman with many connections, but Denton is only a middle-class worker. Elizabeth's father strongly disapproves of the match, and orders a hypnotist to hypnotize his daughter into thinking that she is in love with another...
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[audio]The Island Of Doctor Moreau - H. G. Wells
LibriVox recording of The Island Of Doctor Moreau by H. G. Wells. Read in English by Bob Neufeld In this classsic of H. G. Wells, Edward Prendick is shipwrecked on a beautiful island in the South Seas and is drawn into the wild and cruel world of Doctor Moreau, who aspires to play God with animals. (Bob Neufeld) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this record...
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[audio]God, the Invisible King - H. G. Wells
LibriVox recording of God, the Invisible King, by H. G. Wells. Read by volunteer readers. Wells wrote in his book God the Invisible King that his idea of God did not draw upon the traditional religions of the world: "This book sets out as forcibly and exactly as possible the religious belief of the writer. [Which] is a profound belief in a personal and intimate God." Later in the work he aligns himself with a "renascent or modern religion .....
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; religion
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[audio]The Time Machine - H. G. Wells
LibriVox recording of The Time Machine, by H.G. Wells. Read by Mark Nelson. H.G. Wells' classic science fiction-fantasy story, in which a scientist known only as “The Time Traveller” tells the tale of his journey to the year 802,701 A.D. and beyond, where he witnesses the end of human civilization as we know it, as well as the beginning of the end of the world. This original time-travel story has been copied many times, but never improved upon...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fantasy; fiction; science fiction; teen/young adult
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[audio]Ann Veronica - H. G. Wells
Librivox recording of Ann Veronica by H. G. Wells . Read by Joy Chan. Ann Veronica was a controversial book detailing the development of a naive school girl into a "New Woman". When it was published, the Spectator described it as a "poisonous book ... capable of poisoning the minds of those who read it." Although it is unlikely to offend modern listeners in this way, this novel addresses many feminist issues that are still relevant today...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; feminism; suffragists; the New Woman
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[audio]A Story of the Stone Age - H. G. Wells
LibriVox recording of A Story of the Stone Age, by H. G. Wells. Read by James Christopher. This story is of a time beyond the memory of man, before the beginning of history. . . (Summary from the text) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats or languages (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; science fiction; primitive man
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[audio]The War of the Worlds - H. G. Wells
Librivox recording of The War of the Worlds, by H. G. Wells. For more information on our readers, see our catalog page: http://librivox.org/the-war-of-the-worlds-by-h-g-wells-group/ H. G. Wells wrote The War of the Worlds in 1898, when there was much speculation about life on the planet Mars. The book is considered to be one of the first science fiction novels. In the story, an English gentleman narrates the events of a violent and fast paced Martian invasion.The frightening images of people fle...
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[audio]The Food of the Gods and How it Came to Earth - H. G. Wells
LibriVox recording of The Food of the Gods and How it Came to Earth, by H. G. Wells. Read by Alex C. Telander. Two stuffy English scientists, always looking to further their scientific knowledge, create a substance called Herakleophorbia, which in its fourth incarnation – known as Herakleophorbia IV – has the special ability of making things increase greatly in size. As the scientists begin experimentation on some chicks, the substance is misused by some “country folk” who don’t take i...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; sci-fi; giant; food; genetic
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[audio]The Time Machine - H. G. Wells
LibriVox recording of The Time Machine, by H. G. Wells. Read by Mark F. Smith. Surely the Time Traveler threw great dinner parties! His guests were treated to a once-in-forever trial of a miniature time machine - an exquisite miniature that acted so flawlessly as to appear to be stage magic. That his guests did not believe the explanation - the machine vanished into the mists of the future - was patent...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; time travel; fiction; science fiction
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[audio]The Wheels of Chance - H. G. Wells
LibriVox recording of Wheels of Chance, by H. G. Wells. The Wheels of Chance - A Bicycling Idyll follows the adventures of a Drapers Assistant who, having brought an ancient bicycle, sets off on a 2 week tour of the countryside. He encounters a Lady in Grey wearing rationals (bloomers). And his world will never be the same again. (Summary by annise) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the L...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; humor; bicyle; touring
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